Day 1: Arrival day
Chisinau – Cricova – ChisinauOn arrival at Chisinau International Airport, you will be transferred to Chisinau city centre and you will enjoy a city tour of Chisinau, during which you will discover pieces of history and culture of the city such as the Nativity of Christ Cathedral, the Bell Tower, the Arch of Triumph, the Monument of Stephen the Great, etc.
The day will continue with an excursion, wine tasting and lunch at Cricova winery - the only wine enterprise that was awarded the highest state prize “The Order of the Republic” and has been declared by law a national cultural heritage. During the excursion at Cricova winery in the tourist train, at a depth of 80 m, you will discover the wonders of this place. Cricova underground galleries are formed by over seventy streets covering an area of nearly 120 km, each bearing Bacchic names: Sauvignon, Cabernet, Cahors, etc. The jewel of the underground treasure is the National Collection, including over 600 types of wine totaling about 1 million bottles. Here you will admire the oldest bottle of wine - "Jewish Easter Wine", dating from 1902.
After visiting Cricova winery, you will be transferred to Chisinau where you will check in at the hotel and have some free time.
In the evening, you will have dinner at a local restaurant in Chisinau.
HIGHLIGHTS: Chisinau city, Cricova winery